From Art to Artifact:  Making Sense Of Roman Coins

Denarius of Q. Pomponius Musa

Coin Information


Mint: Rome, 66 BCE

Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo, facing right. Sandal in field behind.

Reverse: Female figure (Thalia?) gazing at mask in right hand. Q POMPONI right in field, [M]VS[A} left.

Crawford 410/9b

993.35.29138; Purchased through the John M. MacDonald 1940 Fund